Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Employer
Tysons Corner Children's Center
Location
Vienna, VA
Posted
Nov 26, 2022
Closes
Nov 30, 2022
Ref
718975824
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
*The Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten Lead teacher is responsible for creating a warm, accepting classroom atmosphere that encourages the social, emotional and academic growth of all children enrolled in the program. Additionally, candidate is expected to: ** Prepare and teach appropriate lessons per the Pre-Kindergarten guidelines, sing and interact with young children.* Provide parents with accurate and timely information about their child* Work cohesively with staff to ensure teamwork in the classroom*The candidate must have the ability to: ** prepare and write legible, grammatically correct, and age appropriate lesson plans;* communicate ideas verbally and written in English so children and parents will understand;* observe and document children's behaviors;* capture children's attention and stimulate their imagination and curiosity through story reading, story-telling, finger plays, music and movement, and creative age appropriate art;* lift children weighing up to 50 pounds;* make eye contact with children at their level; and* bend and move appropriately to interact with children during course of day.*The candidate should have: ** Experience working successfully with Pre-Kindergarten-aged children in a childcare environment* An associate, BS or BA degree or a CDA in Early Childhood Education* Strong knowledge of early childhood education to ensure appropriate programming is being continuously implemented in the Preschool classroom* The ability to listen and interact with others (children, parents, co-workers, and Center Management)* Ability to be an appropriate role model for children in the classroom and staff ensuring the behavior you demonstrate sets the tone for the expectations of staff you work with in the classroom and the children in your care* Strong understanding of licensing requirements as it applies to being a Preschool Lead teacher* Provide a proven track record for great interpersonal skills with children, staff and parents'Job Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 - $22.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shiftCOVID-19 considerations:We have an extensive COVID-19 policy built to protect our employees and families from the spread of the virus.Experience:* Lead Teacher: 1 year (Required)* professional child care: 2 years (Required)Language:* English (Required)Work Location: One location

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